General grammar exercise

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Complete the following sentences.

1. Alice is not free on the 15th. We will have to find an ------------------ date for the meeting.

a) alternate b) alternative

2. We spend ------------------- weekends at our country cottage.

a) alternate b) alternative

3. My feet were sore because my shoes ---------- badly.

a) fitted b) were fitted

4. I suddenly realized that I -------------------- my phone at home.

a) left b) had left

5. ------------------- he had not paid the bill, his electricity was cut off.

a) Though b) Since

6. His appearance, as well as his strange way of talking, ---------------- me suspicious.

a) make b) makes

7. I did not like his comment on my research paper but I -------------------- nothing.

a) said b) had said c) have said

8. The report candidly admits that the government funding in health and family planning ------------------ eroded considerably.

a) has b) have

9. The revolutionary spirit of Netaji ------------ even after the surrender of Japan.

a) does not dampen b) did not dampen

10. I wish I had more time so that I --------------- the odd nooks and corners of India.

a) could visit b) could have visited

Answers

1. Alice is not free on the 15th. We will have to find an alternative date for the meeting.

2. We spend alternate weekends at our country cottage.

3. My feet were sore because my shoes fitted badly.

4. I suddenly realized that I had left my phone at home.

5. Since he had not paid the bill, his electricity was cut off.

6. His appearance, as well as his strange way of talking, makes me suspicious.

7. I did not like his comment on my research paper but I said nothing.

8. The report candidly admits that the government funding in health and family planning has eroded considerably.

9. The revolutionary spirit of Netaji was never dampened even after the surrender of Japan.

10. I wish I had more time so that I could visit the odd nooks and corners of India.

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